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2016 Ancaster High School Triathlon Detours 16 ANCASTER on May 27th


Due to the Ancaster High School “Dared to Tri” Triathlon on Friday, May 27th, 2016 there will be several road closures in Ancaster from approximately 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

During the events the following roads will be closed to all traffic for the duration of the triathlon:

  • Jerseyville Road from Highway #52 to Meadowbrook Drive
  • Meadowbrook Drive from Jerseyville Road to Motwick Drive
  • Martin Road from Jerseyville Road to Rotary Way

Due to the road closures route 16 ANCASTER will be on detour as follows:

2016 Victoria Day Fireworks – Dundas Driving Park

The Victoria Day Celebration and Fireworks is supported by the City of Hamilton and presented by The Dundas Valley Sunrise Rotary Club on Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 (rain date May 23rd) at dusk. This is a free event but the Rotary club would appreciate cash donations at the gate to help finance the club’s local and international service work. Snacks, soft drinks and glow sticks are available for purchase before the fireworks begin.

Live music and food trucks will be on site starting at 6pm. Fireworks display will begin at 9:30pm, weather permitting.

While is has not been confirmed, in the last several years the HSR added extra shuttle buses on the 52 HEAD STREET branch of 5 DELAWARE to handle extra capacity to and from the fireworks. While there are no special HSR event shuttles for these fireworks, and it has not been confirmed if extra buses will be added this year, please see below for regularly scheduled bus times for the closest HSR bus stop to the event.

Scenic Loop construction detours 33 SANATORIUM May 24-26


Effective Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 from approximately 7:00 am to Thursday May 26th, 2016 at the end of the day, the SCENIC LOOP will be closed due to Bus Loop repairs.

Therefore, route 33 SANATORIUM buses bound for the SCENIC LOOP will be on detour during this time.

Notice: Holiday Schedule for Victoria Day Monday

As a reminder, the Hamilton Street Railway will be operating on a holiday schedule for the Victoria Day holiday on May 23rd. On this date many routes will be operating with reduced frequencies while some routes will not be operating at all.

The following routes will not be in service on this day:

Main Street Closure Detours routes 5/34 May 16th at 8pm


Effective Monday, May 16th, 2016 from approximately 8:00 PM to Tuesday, May 17th at approximately 4:00 AM, Main Street East from James Street to Hughson Street will be closed due to a film shoot.

Due to the closures routes 5 DELAWARE and 34 UPPER PARAIDSE will be detoured. Routes 1 KING does not operate on this stretch of Main Street during the affected times and 10 B-LINE EXPRESS is not in service during the affected times.

The movie shoot is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 16th, 2016 at approximately 9:00 AM. The southerly lane will be closed for the entire day and there will be intermittent stoppages from approximately 12:00 NOON to 3:00 PM. There will be interior filming taking place from approximately 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. This should have no impact to HSR service. At 7:00 PM the second to southerly curb lane will be closed leading up to the full closure at 8:00 PM.

James & John Streets Tunnel Closure Detours Multiple Routes May 15th


Effective Sunday, May 15th, 2016 from approximately 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM, the John Street tunnel between Hunter Street and the Hamilton GO Centre exit will be closed for bridge repairs. Also, the James Street tunnel between Hunter Street and the Hamilton GO Centre entrance will follow with repairs from approximately 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Due to these closures, a significant number of HSR routes will be detoured as follows:

Routes 25/41 and MOHAWK EAST EXTRA detoured May 10-11 at Limeridge Terminal


Repairs to the westside platforms of the Limeridge Transit Terminal will limit right turns from the Kingfisher entrance over a two day period. Southbound routes 25 UPPER WENTWORTH, 41 MOHAWK in both directions, and the MOHAWK EAST EXTRA SHUTTLE will be detouring and using the mall entrance north of Kingfisher Drive.

Work will begin on Tuesday May 10th, 2016 at 8:00 AM and continue through Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 until approximately 6:00 PM.

Routes 25 UPPER WENTWORTH, 41 MOHAWK, and the MOHAWK EAST EXTRA SHUTTLE will be detoured as follows

James Street North Nightly Closure – May 9-12 detours Routes 2/3/4


There will be watermain tie-ins occurring at the development at James and Vine on weeknights from Monday, May 9th to Thursday, May 1th2 inclusive. The work will occur from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM each night/early morning. As a result, James Street North will be closed between Vine Street and York Blvd. nightly.

Due to the closures routes 2 BARTON, 3 CANNON, and 4 BAYFRONT will be detoured.

2016 Lynne’s Legacy Run Closures Detour 6 ABERDEEN on Saturday


Macklin Road will be closed for Lynne’s Legacy Run on Saturday, May 7th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. As a result, route 6 ABERDEEN will be using the Princess Point Loop to turn around to travel north and south on Longwood.

During this time route 6 ABERDEEN will be detoured as follows:

Kenilworth Off-Ramp closure Detours westbound 41 Mohawk (via Ottawa) buses May 4th


Effective Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 from approximately 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the Off-Ramp from eastbound King Street to southbound Kenilworth Avenue will be closed due to emergency sewer repair along King Street. Therefore, route 41 MOHAWK westbound buses via Ottawa Street Only will be detoured.

41 MOHAWK buses will be detoured as follows: